Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Into the Water

I thought Israeli policy was to neither confirm nor deny alleged Mossad shark attacks. I’m willing to make an exception here:

Shark attacks not linked to Mossad says Israel

Meanwhile, Dominic Waghorn of Sky News points out:

Throwing up preposterous theories is not the only sign Egypt is panicking over the shark attacks.

Authorities seem to be relying on good old fashioned press obstruction too.

Colleagues in Cairo tell me they have been denied permission from the government to travel to Sharm to report on the shark.